Greenville, Mississippi Population 2022

26,865
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Greenville is a city located in Washington County Mississippi. Greenville has a 2020 population of 26,865. It is also the county seat of Washington County. Greenville is currently declining at a rate of -2.68% annually and its population has decreased by -21.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 34,365 in 2010.

The average household income in Greenville is $47,717 with a poverty rate of 34.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $720 per month, and the median house value is $79,900. The median age in Greenville is 36.9 years, 33.2 years for males, and 39.1 years for females.

Greenville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Greenvillewas:

  • Black or African American: 83.35%
  • White: 14.58%
  • Asian: 0.95%
  • Two or more races: 0.74%
  • Other race: 0.31%
  • Native American: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Greenville, Mississippi is 26,865 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 26,865.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 34,365.

Greenville, Mississippi Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201051,0970.00%
201150,455-642-1.27%
201250,019-436-0.87%
201349,661-358-0.72%
201449,008-653-1.33%
201547,959-1,049-2.19%
201647,183-776-1.64%
201746,197-986-2.13%
201845,036-1,161-2.58%
201943,909-1,127-2.57%
202042,782-1,127-2.63%
202141,655-1,127-2.71%

Greenville Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,35314.58%
Black or African American24,88483.35%
American Indian and Alaska Native200.07%
Asian2850.95%
Some Other Race920.31%
Two or More Races2200.74%
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Greenville Population by Race

Greenville Population Pyramid 2022

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Greenville Median Age

37.3


Total

34.4


Male

39.1


Female

Greenville Adults

There are 22,016 adults, (4,869 of whom are seniors) in Greenville.

Greenville Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Greenville Sex Ratio

Female

16,323

54.68%

Male

13,531

45.32%

Greenville Population by Age

Greenville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Greenville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.1%28.9%
Male63.5%36.5%
All49.6%50.4%
Non Family43.6%56.4%
Female31.9%68.1%

49.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Greenville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,9452.4649.6
Married3,6002.9971.1
Male5613.0763.5
Female3,3003.6631.9
Non Family4,4841.0843.6

3.2

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Greenville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2916.52%
9th to 12th Grade2,24211.33%
High School Graduate6,53733.02%
Some College4,08520.64%
Associates Degree1,7228.70%
Bachelors Degree2,30711.65%
Graduate Degree1,6118.14%
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Greenville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Greenville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian285285247
White3,8223,2941,225
Hispanic793413
2+ Races1277520
Black15,47912,5452,419
Other Race53347
Native American2020

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 86.67%.

Greenville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,701$35,171$24,970
Less Than 9th Grade$18,673$21,300$12,765
High School Graduate$25,186$32,225$16,381
Some College$27,293$34,250$24,808
Bachelors Degree$40,350$43,665$33,750
Graduate Degree$44,282$38,964$44,954

$28,701

Average Earnings

$35,171

Average Male

$24,970

Average Female

Greenville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Greenville Language by Age

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Greenville Language

97.30% of Greenville residents speak only English, while 2.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.54% of the population.

Greenville Language

Greenville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black24,4999,82240.09%
Hispanic1445034.72%
Multiple2203917.73%
White4,2072636.25%
Asian28551.75%
Other12NaN%

34.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

33.20%

Male Poverty Rate

35.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Greenville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Greenville is Black, with 40.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Greenville is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.14%.

Greenville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44.92%
High School30.10%
Some College23.95%
Bachelors or Greater7.53%

Greenville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed9.85%
Male Unemployed68.62%
Female Employed17.38%
Female Unemployed63.03%

Greenville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Greenville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$29,013$49,620
Families$40,896$58,711
Married Families$63,900-
Non Families$18,557$31,691
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Income by Household Type

Greenville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.4%

Male Marriage Rate

28.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Greenville Married by Age and Sex

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Greenville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Greenville Marital Status by Race

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Greenville Marital Status

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1,185

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War178
First Gulf War251
Vietnam489
Korea91
World War II10

Greenville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3456
35 to 54226
55 to 64302
65 to 74357
75+244

Greenville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3248.27%
Black8084.60%
Asian144.91%
2+ Races3930.71%
Hispanic1314.29%

Greenville Veterans by Race

Greenville Veterans by Education

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19.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Greenville Veterans by Education

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54.1%

Labor Force Participation

47.9%

Employment Rate

11.3%

Unemployment Rate

Greenville Employment by Age

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Greenville Employment by Race

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Greenville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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86.20%

Born in Greenville

99.02%

Native Born

0.98%

Foreign Born

0.19%

Non Citizen

0.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.02% of Greenville residents were born in the United States, with 86.20% having been born in Mississippi. 0.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Greenville Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18906,6580.00%
19007,6429841.39%
19109,6101,9682.32%
192011,5601,9501.86%
193014,8073,2472.51%
194020,8926,0853.50%
195029,9369,0443.66%
196041,50211,5663.32%
197039,648-1,854-0.46%
198040,6139650.24%
199045,2264,6131.08%
200041,633-3,593-0.82%
201034,365-7,268-1.90%
201133,889-476-1.39%
201233,399-490-1.45%
201333,074-325-0.97%
201432,637-437-1.32%
201531,912-725-2.22%
201631,341-571-1.79%
201730,638-703-2.24%
201829,825-813-2.65%
201929,085-740-2.48%
202028,345-740-2.54%
202127,605-740-2.61%
202226,865-740-2.68%

Greenville Population by Year